Career Cluster Description:   The construction career cluster prepares learners to enter an industry which starts with designing, planning, managing, building, and maintaining physical structures and the larger building environment including roadways and bridges, industrial, commercial, and residential facilities. The environmental aspects of the structures as well as restorations and alterations of structures are included in this industry.

Major Options

·         Mason/Tile Setter

·         Carpenter

·         Construction Manager

·         Building Inspector

·         Construction Engineer

·         Civil Engineer

·         Electromechanical Engineer

·         Operating Engineer

·         HVAC/Plumbing Installer

·         Electrician

·         Roofer

·         Career & Technology Teacher

·         Painter

·         Dry Wall Installer/Finisher

·         Commercial & Industrial Designer

·         Landscape Design

RECOMMENDED SECONDARY CAREER DEVELOPMENT SCHEDULE   Scheduling of classes may vary according to each school’s course offerings and student needs.

 

9th Grade

10th Grade

11th Grade

12th Grade

Semester 1

Semester 2

Semester 1

Semester 2

Semester 1

Semester 2

Semester 1

Semester 2

English 1

English 1

English 2

English 2

English 3

English 3

English 4(Technical Writing 1)

English 4(Technical Writing 2)

Physical Science

Physical Science

Science 2 (Biology)

Science 2 (Biology)

Science 3 (Chemistry)

Science 3 (Chemistry)

Physics/Principles of Technology

Physics/Principles of Technology

Woods I

Woods II

World History

World History

U.S. History

U.S. History

Government

Alaska History

Algebra 1

Algebra 1

Geometry

Geometry

Trigonometry

Trigonometry

Co-op Work Experience

Co-op Work Experience

Physical Education

Physical Education

Metal Processes I

Metal Processes II

Drafting II

Drafting III

Construction I

Construction  II

Health

Drafting 1

Construction/ Manufacturing-Woods

Construction/ Manufacturing-Metals

World Language

World Language

Accounting I

Accounting II

 

Work-Based Learning Opportunities

Career-Technical Student Organizations (CTSO)

Certifications

·         Apprenticeship

·         Cooperative Education

·         Job Shadowing

·         Paid/Unpaid Internship

·         School-Based Enterprise

·         Service Learning

·         SKILLS USA

NCCER

POSTSECONDARY OPTIONS

Two-Year College or Proprietary Programs

Adult Registered Apprenticeships

Four-Year College and University Programs

Certifications

Licenses, On The Job Training, Training Certificates, etc.

·         HVAC/Plumber

·         Construction Project Manager

·         Electrical Engineering Tech

·         Mason/Tile Setter

·         Carpenter

·         Roofer

·         Sheet Metal Worker

·         Plumber

·         Teacher

·         Carpenter

·         Construction Welder

·         Electromechanical Engineering

·         Certified Construction Specifier

·         Certified Construction Manager

·         Commercial Carpenter

·         Commercial Plumber

·         Entrepreneur

·         General Contractor

 

POSTSECONDARY PARTNER :UAA Community and Technical College

POSTSECONDARY PROGRAM: Construction Management

Resulting Certificate, Credential or Degree: AAS, Construction Management

Year 13

Summer Semester

Year 14

Semester 1

Semester 2

 

 

Semester 1

Semester 2

ENGL 111

Methods of Written Communication

3 cr

MATH 108 Trigonometry*

3 cr

 

CM 295

Construction Management Internship

3 cr

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3 credits

ACCT 202

Principles of Managerial Accounting

3 cr

ENGL 212

Technical Writing

3 cr

COMM 111 Fundamentals of Oral Communication

3 cr

ACCT 201

Principles of Financial Accounting

3 cr

CM 213

Civil Technology

4 cr

PHYS 123/L

Basic Physics I

(with lab)

4 cr

MATH 107 College Algebra*

4 cr

CM 142

Mechanical & Electrical Technology 4 cr

CM 231

Structural Technology

4 cr

CM 202

Project Planning & Scheduling

3 cr

CM 101 Fundamentals of CADD for Building

Construction**

4 cr

CM 123

Codes & Standards

3 cr

CM 201

Construction Project Management I

3 cr

CM 205

Construction Safety

3 cr

CM 102

Methods of Building Construction**

3 cr

CM 163

Building Construction Cost Estimating

3 cr

 

CM 263

Civil Construction Cost Estimating

3 cr

17 credits

16 credits

14 credits

16 credits

Outcome:  AAS, Construction Management

Total Credits: 66 credits

Possible completed credits from high school    career track: ?

(Classes possible to complete at high school level are BOLDFACE)

 

* MATH 109 (6 credits) fulfills the requirements of both MATH 107 and 108

** Placement into MATH 105 and ENGL 111 is required